Tips for Becoming a Freelance Translator Online
Sep07

Tips for Becoming a Freelance Translator Online

If you have been trying to break into the freelance career path, or are simply looking for an additional income in the online sphere, then becoming a freelance translator online may be a fantastic option.  As more and more companies go global and online marketing and sales becomes more commonplace, the need for freelance translators continues to rise at a rapid rate.  If you aren’t a talented writer, but are multi-lingual, this may be...

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The Chaos of Freelancing:  How to Optimize Workflow
Sep05

The Chaos of Freelancing: How to Optimize Workflow

If you are a freelancer online, and anything like me, it takes an incredible amount of multi-tasking on a daily basis to keep up with the simple job of doing, well… your job.  So how can you optimize workflow? Between password and username spreadsheets, numerous (sometimes excess of 20) open internet tabs for research, multiple emails, social media, calendar, and to-do lists, and whatever is being used for billing, it can absolutely...

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5 Simple Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Idea Theft
Jan01

5 Simple Ways You Can Protect Yourself From Idea Theft

We’ve all had them: a flash of inspiration that provides us with a moment of genius and suddenly an idea for a great business surfaces in our consciousness.  Great ideas can seemingly come out of nowhere, but what can we do with them once the light bulb has been switched on? To begin with, understand that in order for your idea to take physical form, no matter what it is, the idea will have to be pitched to various people throughout...

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How Taxes Increase Profit Margins for Home Based Businesses
Dec27

How Taxes Increase Profit Margins for Home Based Businesses

A home based business has a number of advantages over traditional brick and mortar establishments. Did you know that taxes increase profit margins for home based businesses? One benefit in particular is in the ability to write off part of your home expenses as business expenses. When you are running a business from home, you are leasing yourself the required space and utilities required to conduct your business. If you had to go out...

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Entrepreneurship:  How I Said Goodbye to the Cubicle
May29

Entrepreneurship: How I Said Goodbye to the Cubicle

For a very long time, I knew that I wanted to own my own business.  I didn’t really even care what it was, I just wanted to fire my boss.  I guess I probably have a slight problem with authority.  I’ll work on it. The greatest hurdle to overcome after an employee fires their boss is adopting the new mindset of an owner and losing some of the habits that made you a good employee. In fact, some of the work habits that made someone an...

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